Join us for a conversation about leading newsroom-product work and the value in developing a career bridging those two areas. You’ll hear from a diverse group of senior-level women representing local and national media, who have experience working alongside tech, business and newsroom peers in digital-first and legacy outlets.
Women’s Leadership Accelerator: Summer Series
The Women’s Leadership Accelerator is an intensive program that supercharges the leadership and management skills of women who are pushing digital innovation. Based on the feedback we’ve received from hundreds of women who have gone through our workshops, we’ve created four unique, online sessions aimed at women in digital media.
This series is designed for:
- Women managing people or projects
- Women looking to connect with other inspiring women
- Newsroom leaders dedicated to empowering their female colleagues directly and indirectly
- Anyone interested in leadership roles in newsrooms
Other events in this series
- Launching and Leading the 19th* • Aug. 27 • 12-1 p.m EDT
Learn what it has been like to launch a nonprofit newsroom in a pandemic, how The 19th* is centering its mission on gender and racial equity, and how to build a newsroom culture.
- Career Advice from the Women’s Leadership Accelerator • Sept. 10 • 12-1 p.m EDT
In this session, you’ll gain insights for navigating your career path and tips for troubleshooting challenges you face in the workplace.
- Women in Entrepreneurship • Sept. 17 • 12-1 p.m EDT
From launching new businesses to bringing an entrepreneurial mindset to their organizations, these women are energizing the journalism industry.
Registration comes with a suggested donation; we value these discussions at $29 per discussion per person, or $116 for the entire series. Donations support ONA programming throughout the year, including our tuition-free Women’s Leadership Accelerator program.
The 2020 Women’s Leadership Accelerator is supported by lead funder Dow Jones Foundation, and additional support from Microsoft, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation; Inasmuch Foundation; Alley; International Women’s Media Foundation; Disney Parks, Experiences and Products; the John S. Knight (JSK) Journalism Fellowships; and Flower Child. To learn more about supporting the program, contact Jessica Strelitz, Chief Strategic Partnerships Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org.